£15 per hour
Contract, Part-time, Sessional, Full-time
Job description

NYAS is the leading provider of advocacy and associated service across the UK. NYAS shares the opinion that every child or young person experiencing care should have the same chance to live happy, healthy and rewarding lives as their peers.


If you are looking for a rewarding role with an organisation that makes a difference to young people’s lives, we want to hear from you.


Due to expansion and development of the Priory Service we are recruiting Self-Employed Advocates to deliver mental health advocacy to young people and vulnerable adults to ensure their voices are heard within decision-making processes.


To be considered you must hold relevant qualifications and have experience of direct work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. You must live within the geographical area and be able to conduct regular visits to residential and hospital settings within that area.


For more information and to apply, please visit our website.


Note for candidates - when completing the application form, it is important that you refer to the person specification within the contract delivery specification and detail how you can evidence the criteria.


NB: As part of the recruitment process to become a Self-Employed Advocate with NYAS, all candidates who have been successfully interviewed and completed our safer recruitment process will be required to attend and complete accredited Advocacy training. This is a recognised qualification across this sector.


NYAS operates robust safe procedures to ensure the protection of the children, young people and adults at risk we work with. To comply with NYAS’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, references and a Digital Risk Assessment.


NYAS is an equal opportunities employer


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early once we receive a high number of applications.

Refreshed on: 17 January 2021
Closed date: 25 January 2021
Tags: Advocacy